These resources and organisations offer fantastic support at challenging times for our young people.
https://giveusashout.org/ Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
https://www.barnardos.org.uk/ offering practical and emotional support so that young people can enter adulthood with the confidence they need to achieve their full potential.
Anna Freud on-my-mind/self-care - National centre for children and families
www.samaritans.org – Talk to Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you.
www.childline.org.uk – A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen
www.kooth.com – Free online counselling for young people
www.b-eat.co.uk – Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders
www.rethink.org – The national mental health charity runs an advice and information service and produces a lot of information about different aspects of psychosis
www.mind.org.uk – Information and advice about mental health problems and support and care available.
www.mentalhealth.org.uk/help-information – Information about different mental health problems, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, treatment options and how to get help.
www.bipolaruk.org.uk – specific information about bipolar disorder.